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Last Minute Vacations To Nassau


Cheap Vacations to Nassau, Bahamas

Quick Facts

Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas as well as its largest city and commercial center. The city is located on the island of New Province and its population is roughly 70% of the entire
population of the Bahamas. Cable Beach is the recognized hotel district which has five large resorts. Two of these resorts are all-inclusives. Paradise Island is a short ferry ride away and offers a quiet alternative to Nassau.

Getting There & Other Transportation

Flights will take you to Lynden Pindling International Airport is the major airport for the Bahamas. It is located 16 km west of Nassau city center. From the airport, as well as all over the island, the most common means of transportation are rental cars, motor scooters, buses and taxis. The buses (also called Jitneys) operate between 6:30AM – 7:00PM and travel to many parts of the island. Check with your hotel for bus schedules. Ferries travel from downtown Nassau to Paradise Island regularly.

Rental cars are available at the airport as well as at some major hotels. If you are driving, always remember to keep to the left! Taxis are also located at the airport exit as well as at all major hotels.

Hotels & Places to Stay

Whether you’re looking for an exclusive hotel, a quaint B&B, or an all-inclusive resort, Nassau/Paradise Island has something for everyone.

Below are some incredible Beach Resorts:

Atlantis, Paradise Island

British Colonial Hilton Nassau

The Cove Atlantis

Wyndham Nassau Resort

Or, if all-inclusives are what you are after, check out the following resorts:

Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore
Island

Paradise Island Harbour Resort All Inclusive

Or, for something more low key, here are some recommended smaller hotels and Inns:

Best Western Plus Bay View Suites

Graycliff Hotel

Marley Resort & Spa

Paradise Harbour Club & Marina

Paradise Island Beach Club

Dining & Nightlife

From international dishes to exotic Bahamian menus, the restaurants of Nassau/Paradise Island offer many different types of cuisine. If local specialties are what you are after, try an outdoor fish fry at Arawak Cay. For other Bahamian restaurants, try:

2 Coconuts Daiquiri and Burger Bar

Anthony’s Caribbean Grill

Bahama Grill Café

Bahamian Cookin’

As far as nightlife goes, once the sun goes down on Nassau/Paradise Island, the fun continues late into the night at many casinos and nightclubs around the island. Some popular nightspots include:

22 Above Lounge

Aura Night Club

Bambu

Club Waterloo

Cocktains & Dreams

Da Dilly Tree

Insomnia

Gamblers, over the age of 18, can try their luck at two large and spectacular casinos, Atlantis Paradise Island Casino and Crystal Palace Casino.

Attractions & Things to Do

There are a number of must-sees in Nassau. For history buffs, check out:

Adelaide Village

Bahamas Historical Society Museum

Balcony House Museum

Christ Church Cathedral

Fort Charlotte, Fort Fincastle and Fort Montagu

Fox Hill

For a more outdoorsy experience, try:

Ardastra Gardens, zoo and Conservation Center

Bahamas National Trust/The Retreat Gardens

Bonefish Pond National Park

Clifton Heritage National Park

Currency, Culture and Language

The official language is English.

The official currency in the Bahamas is the Bahamian dollar ($B). US dollars are also accepted.